Delaware State University alumnus SZA had a very busy Sunday night at the Billboard Music Awards, winning four awards after receiving 17 nominations in 16 categories.
R&B singer SZA (Solana Imani Rowe) won in four categories: Top R&B Artist, Top R&B Female Artist, Top R&B Song (“Kill Bill”) and Top R&B Album (” SOS”).
They bested Beyoncé in three of the four categories (Queen Bey was not nominated in the Top R&B Song category.)
SZA also beats heavy hitter Drake (top R&B album); Chris Brown, Rihanna and The Weeknd (top R&B artists); Metro Boomin, The Weeknd and 21 Savage (Top R&B Song), plus The Weeknd and Ariana Grande (Top R&B Song).
The singer-songwriter from Maplewood, New Jersey had his toughest competition on Sunday against new billionaire Taylor Swift. T-Swift received 10 awards, six of which were in categories that included SZA, such as Top Female Artist and Top Artist.
Earlier this month, the former Dell State Hornet made headlines when he led the 2024 Grammy Awards nominations. The recording industry’s big night is scheduled for Sunday, February 4 in Los Angeles.
The Grammy-winning artist’s next concert is at the iHeart Jingle Ball at Madison Square Garden, which will feature Olivia Rodrigo, OneRepublic, Sabrina Carpenter, Jelly Roll, Big Time Rush, Douche, Pentatonix, David Kushner and Melanie Martinez.
Madison Square Garden (4 Pennsylvania Plaza, New York, New York) Friday, December 8 at 7 p.m. Tickets range in price from $250 to $1,229. Visit szasos.com.
SZA’s Billboard Music Awards 2023 wins and nominations
Here is a list of the four Billboard Awards won by SZA, along with all 16 of her nominations from this year’s ceremony:
Top R&B Artists: sza
Top R&B Female Artists: sza
Top R&B Songs: SZA, “Kill Bill” / (SZA was also nominated in this category for her song “Snooze”)
Top R&B Albums: SZA, “SOS”
Top Artists: Taylor Swift
Top Female Artists: Taylor Swift
Top Billboard 200 Artists: Taylor Swift
Top Hot 100 Artists: morgan wallen
Top Hot 100 Songwriters (New): Taylor Swift
Top Streaming Song Artists: morgan wallen
Top Radio Songs Artists: Taylor Swift
Top Billboard Global 200 Artists: Taylor Swift
top billboard 200 albums: Morgan Wallen, “One Thing at a Time”
top hot 100 songs: Morgan Wallen, “Last Night” / SZA was nominated for “Kill Bill”
Top Streaming Songs: Morgan Wallen, “Last Night” / SZA was nominated for “Kill Bill”
Top Billboard Global 200 Songs: Miley Cyrus, “Flowers”/SZA were nominated for “Kill Bill”
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